Anne Frank

A horse-chestnut tree in the city center of Amsterdam that was featured in Anne Frank's diary
May 23 '18 08:54

The Anne Frank tree in the Wandelpark in Waalwijk was vandalized for the third time this month. Over the weekend unknown unknown perpetrators twice snapped the trunk of the tree. Local residents believe this is a targeted action, Omroep Brabant reports.

"This is an attack on Waalwijk society", Theo van Bracht, chairman of foundation Wandelpark, said to the broadcaster. "It can be called disgusting to say the least."

Anne Frank, 1940
May 16 '18 13:40

The Anne Frank Foundation released two previously unseen pages from the diary of Anne Frank. On the two pages, which were covered by brown paper, the Jewish girl wrote sexual jokes and what she thought about sex education, ANP reports.

Anne Frank
Oct 30 '17 15:30

The Anne Frank Foundation has serious objections to a plan to name a German train after Anne Frank. The Deutsche Bahn asked the German public to nominate names for its new trains, and Anne Frank was mentioned several times. But the association thinks that naming a train after the Jewish girl will only result in associations with Jews being deported on trains during World War II, Het Parool reports.

Anne Frank
Oct 2 '17 10:05

Retired FBI agent Vince Pankoke is launching an investigation into who exactly informed the Nazis that Anne Frank and her family were hiding in the annex in Amsterdam in 1944. Using new software that can organize and analyze large amounts of data, Pankoke believes he can get to the bottom of what he calls "the ultimate cold case".

Mar 6 '17 14:19

The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam is being renovated. The renovations will include a new, larger entrance on the Westermark and more space for educational visits, AD reports. 

The former student housing on the Westermark will become part of the Anne Frank House, making more space available at the museum for educational tours and visitor facilities. The museum also plans to offer visitors more historical context, so that they can better experience the story of Anne Frank and her hiding place.

North Rhine-Westphalia Police
Jan 16 '17 09:24

Archeologists digging at former Nazi concentration camp Sobibor in western Poland found a pendant that may link a German girl to holocaust victim Anne Frank. The pendant contains a date of birth, a place of birth and on the other side the Jewish greeting Mazal Tov.

Anne Frank, 1940
Nov 24 '16 09:24

A was sold at auction on Wednesday for 140 thousand euros. It is not known who bought it, AT5 reports.

Auction house Bubb Kuyper in Haarlem valued the poem between 30 thosuand and 50 thousand euros. Such a handwritten document by the young Jewish girl very rarely ends up on the market.

Anne_Frank_1
Nov 22 '16 14:30

A poem handwritten by Anne Frank on March 28th, 1942 will soon be auctioned offat auction house Bubb Kuper in Haarlem on Wednesday. The starting price is 30 thousand euros, NOS reports.

Anne Frank wrote the poem for a poetery album her friend Christiane van Maarssen was making. Her sister jacqueline van Maarssen - Anne's best friend - put the poem up for sale. The poem consists of eight lines, is addressed to (translated to English) "Dear Cri-Cri" and ends with the words "In memory of Anne Frank." 

Room_1_-_Het_Achterhuis
Mar 18 '16 08:13

A new escape room in Valkenswaard with an Anne Frank theme is the focus of much criticism on social media. The escape room offers an Anne Frank experience, where you have to hide and escape from the Germans. Many find this offensive or tacky.

Syrian refugees
Jan 28 '16 10:32

Anne Frank's step sister Eva Schloss thinks that the current situation for asylum seekers and refugees is worse than it was during the Second World War under Hitler. She also believes that American presidential candidate Donald Trump is set to become another Hitler, Schloss wrote in an essay in Newsweek on Wednesday, the International Holocaust Memorial Day.

Anne_Frank_1
Dec 31 '15 10:07

The copyright on Anne Frank's Diary may or may not expire tomorrow, January 1st, 2016. The Anne Frank Fund in Basel, Switzerland is threatening a lawsuit to keep the diary out of public domain a while longer

Utrecht_173
Oct 21 '15 17:45

The one-of-a-kind Utrecht Psalter is to be removed this week from its highly secure fireproof and waterproof vault at the Utrecht University museum, and will be displayed for a month at the Museum Catharijneconvent. The Psalter will be shown off in a glass case from October 21 until November 22.

Anne_Frank_1
Apr 7 '15 10:05

One of Bep Voskuijl sisters may have been the one to betray the location of Het Achterhuis, the safe house in in which Anne Frank and her family were hiding before ending up in the concentration camps, to the Nazis in 1944. Bep Voskuijl was one of the people who helped hide the Frank family.

Anne_Frank_1
Mar 31 '15 13:51

Anne Frank probably died somewhere in February 1945 from the effects of typhus, and not in March as was previously believed. This is according to research done by the Anne Frank Foundation into the last months of Anne and her sister Margot's lives.

Oct 15 '14 16:06

Extra security is on display today at Jewish historical locations, institutions and sites of worship across Noord and Zuid Holland. In addition to the police monitoring of locations in Amsterdam, Dick Schoof, National Coordinator of Counterterrorism and Safety (NCTV), said security will also be stepped up in the Hague and Rotterdam.

Star of David
Aug 25 '14 11:05

Jewish organizations in The Netherlands want to open up their community institutions to show Dutch school pupils more about Jewish life and history than Holocaust studies. Dutch director of the Amsterdam Liberal Jewish Community (LJG) Madelon Bino tells Trouw that organizations want to show students that there is a difference between Jewish life in The Netherlands and Israeli politics.

Mar 17 '14 07:24

There was a fire in an apartment on the Merwedeplein in Amsterdam, where Anne Frank lived, on Sunday night.

Mar 12 '14 17:24

For the first time passages from Anne Frank's diary will be literally cited on stage, in a new play, which premieres on May 8 in Amsterdam, announced editor Theu Boermans Wednesday. Rosa da Silva will play the role of Anne.

Feb 4 '14 04:33

Toosje Kupers had no idea how valuable the marbles were she had stored in a cabinet for dozens of years: Anne Frank's marbles, who were given to her when the Franks had to move to "het Achterhuis."

Jan 2 '14 16:54

Nearly 1.2 million people visited the Anne Frank House in 2013. The museum on the Prinsengracht saw an increase of about 42,000 guests to 1,195,456.

Oct 5 '13 03:34

The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the ongoing effort of Greenpeace to get their crew released, the developments around Oad, and NS still trying to best the Fyra nightmare

 

Oct 3 '13 02:59

Amsterdam is getting a new theater, especially for the new theater piece ANNE, about the life of Anne Frank. It is built in the new residential Houthavens aan het IJ and will open in April.

Jun 25 '13 07:15

A Dutch court is set to decide on the legal dispute involving Anne Frank's archive. Judgment has already been deferred a few times.

Subscribe to